Instagram post by @bbcspringwatch BBC Autumnwatch

πŸ˜πŸπŸƒπŸ‚Rich hues of crimson, orange and green reflect in a New England lake. πŸ€“Leaf colour change is a fascinating process #didyouknow that the gorgeous colours are there all along β€˜waiting’ behind the green. As sunlight wanes, chlorophyll in the leaves starts to deplete, which starts the leaf fall process. The green pigment is broken down into colourless compounds and Other pigments are synthesised revealing yellows and reds. ➑️Link in bio for a video explainer from @chris.packham

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